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Chicago Greeter
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“the loop”(246 reviews)
“free service”(84 reviews)
“cultural center”(120 reviews)
Chicago Greeter highlights interest areas and more than 25 neighborhoods for visitors to explore. Chicago Greeter is designed to match a friendly, enthusiastic, and city knowledgeable local with a visitor for a two - four hour FREE informal, insider...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
77 E. Randolph, Chicago, IL
Theater District
+1 312-945-4231
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All reviews the loop free service cultural center highly recommend this service walking tour personalized tour free tour great tour great introduction millennium park his knowledge four hours the gold coast knowledgeable guide hour tour highlight of our trip great city
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Milan was my greeter and he did a very good job. It was a cold day so we skipped Chinatown which was of interest to me. That can be done another time. We explored the subterranean area below the Loop and I was interested to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Daniel N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought Richard was a great greeter. He was incredibly knowledgeable about the city and super friendly. I enjoyed touring the city and learning all about it. The Chicago greeters is an amazing way to expierence the city and get the inside knowledge on the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Raymond P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a 2 hour, free Loop Architecture Walking Tour with Chicago Greeters. Our guide Joe did an excellent job bringing the architecture and the associated stories to life. In addition, we stopped by the restaurant he recommended (Millers) after the tour and enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 620susanf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great experience with this service. All information was accurate, they kept us informed all the time about the status of the tour and the best was knowing Paul Nyenhuis. He was very punctual, helpful, patient, amusing and dominates the information of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I really like Chicago. Imagine our surprise that we now like it even more! Judith, our Chicago Greeter, was awesome! She personalized our tour and accommodated our interests. She led us to wonderful buildings and through neighborhoods – all on foot with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 16, 2019

This tour was personalized and accommodating of our interests. Our tour guide was engaging and knowledgable. She offered sights of and background information on wonderful places. Good to know tips and facts from a Chicagoan. Highly recommend! Thanks, Bobbie! Austin, Martha and Jenny

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Trail659436
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

We spent a fun day visiting Chicago with our Chicago Greeter, Michael G. He was super informative. Having grown up nearby, we learned more about Chicago than we ever learned in school. Michael gave us a “behind the scene” glimpse of the city including a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AnnS-032
Reviewed January 9, 2019

I was advised by my Air New Zealand travel rep to pre-book a city orientation with Chicago Greeters, as this was my first time in Chicago, and travelling alone for three days. Thankfully the pre-Christmas weather whilst not warm was not snowing and I got...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Maureen2c
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Our greeter, Brian, was awesome! We could tell he loved the city, which was great. He showed us around the neighborhood we were staying in, helped us get our CTA passes, took us into the city to Millenium Park, the Cultural Center and the Marshall...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 9388kms
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Paul took us on a tour downtown for a lot of walking, which we had specifically asked for. He met us exactly as planned and exactly on time and showed us around. It was cold out and snow and ice were on the ground but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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June 18, 2018|
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Response from 890nt | Reviewed this property |
According to the website, you must put in a request 10 days before you arrive to Chicago. Hope this helps!
Chuck M
March 26, 2017|
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Response from Katie L | Property representative |
If you would like to have a Greeter show you some of your interests for 2-4 hours please submit a visit request at our Chicago Greeter website.
September 12, 2016|
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Response from Katie L | Property representative |
Please visit our Chicago Greeter website to submit a visit request.